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From <cri...@ratedg.com>
Subject Re: Ant Task for StarTeam Checkouts
Date Thu, 17 Aug 2000 16:55:30 GMT
It's the Java API.  We actually have 4.1, and it works with that, too.  I
will be posting the code here tomorrow.

----- Original Message -----
From: Eric VanLydegraf <ericv@kinzan.com>
To: <ant-dev@jakarta.apache.org>
Cc: <jc.mann@paytec.com>; <jeff.gettle@paytec.com>
Sent: Thursday, August 17, 2000 8:44 PM
Subject: RE: Ant Task for StarTeam Checkouts


> Can't speak for Apache but I'm interested to have this task.
> Is this starteam 4.2 Java API's or using the command line tool ?
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Povirk, Chris [mailto:crisco@ratedg.com]
> Sent: Thursday, August 17, 2000 8:23 AM
> To: ant-dev@jakarta.apache.org
> Cc: jc.mann@paytec.com; jeff.gettle@paytec.com
> Subject: Ant Task for StarTeam Checkouts
>
>
> I have written a task for Ant to check out files from a StarTeam server
> and am interested in donating to Apache.  Here is the Javadoc overview
> of the program:
>
> > Checks out files from a specific StarTeam server, project, view, and
> folder.
> >
> > This program logs in to a StarTeam server and opens up the specified
> project and view. Then, it searches through that view for the given folder
> (or, if you prefer, it uses the
> > root folder). Beginning with that folder and optionally continuing
> recursivesly, AntStarTeamCheckOut compares each file with your include and
> exclude filters and checks it
> > out only if appropriate.
> >
> > Checked out files go to a directory you specify under the subfolder
named
> for the default StarTeam path to the view. That is, if you entered
> /home/cpovirk/work as the target
> > folder, your project was named "OurProject," the given view was named
> "TestView," and that view is stored by default at "C:\projects\Test," your
> files would be checked out
> > to /home/cpovirk/work/Test." I avoided using the project name in the
path
> because you may want to keep several versions of the same project on your
> computer, and I didn't
> > want to use the view name, as there may be many "Test" or "Version 1.0"
> views, for example. This system's success, of course, depends on what you
> set the default path to
> > in StarTeam.
> >
> > You can set AntStarTeamCheckOut to verbose or quiet mode. Also, it has a
> safeguard against overwriting the files on your computer: If the target
> directory you specify
> > already exists, the program will throw a BuildException. To override the
> exception, set force to true.
> >
>
> -Chris Povirk
>
>



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